AAA

Durham 6 – Louisville 5

3B Anderson Machado was 2-3 with a double and walk. SS Paul Janish was 2-3. Richie Gardner started and threw 4 1/3 innings of one run baseball, on 5 hits and 2 walks.

AA

Chattanooga did not play

High A

Clearwater 7 – Sarasota 3 & Sarasota 3 – Clearwater 0

Tonys Gutierrez was 2-4 in the opener, BJ Szymanski was 2-3. In the nightcap, Josh Holden was 3-3 and recently promoted from Billings, Wayne Kendrick was 2-2 with a double. Daryl Thompson threw 6 shutout innings in the evening game, Derrick Lutz picked up his 20th save with a scoreless 7th.

Low A

Dayton 8 – Lansing 7

The day belonged to 20 year old 3B Juan Francisco. He went 3-4, hitting 3 homers (tying a team record with Wily Mo Pena, Adam Dunn, and Joey Votto), driving in 7 runs. That ties him for the Midwest League Home Run lead.

Philippe Valiquette picked up his first win of ’07 for the Dragons with 2 scoreless innings of relief.

Rookie Ball

Billings 9 – Casper 5

SS Todd Frazier was 4-5 with a double. His OPS in August is 1.121 and he’s hitting .425 in his last 10 games. DH/3B Brett Bartles was 3-5 with a double. OF Justin Reed was 2-2 with a homer.

Redleg Nation Spotlight Player Matt Klinker picked up his second win, but wasn’t very effective. He threw 2 innings, allowing 2 runs on 5 hits and a walk. Jermy Horst got the save, throwing 3 innings of 1 hit shutout baseball.

GCL Reds did not play.